Albert Camus – Celebrating the 100th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Albert Camus.  Your life was a testament to courage.  Your devotion to  the cause of human rights continues to inspire us all.   Thank you. “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”  Albert Camus

Happy Birthday William Shakespeare!

Today is William Shakespeare’s birthday.  The Bard of Avon, whose words expressed the joys and tragedies of humanity, our gratitude… “As an unperfect actor upon the stage Who with much fear is put besides his part Or some fierce thing, replete with too much rage Whose strengths abundance weakens his own heart So I, forContinue reading “Happy Birthday William Shakespeare!”

A Toast to the Professor

Every year on January 3rd, Tolkien fans from around the world are invited to raise a glass and toast the birthday of this beloved author at 21:00 (9 pm) local time. The toast is “The Professor.” “Home is behind, the world ahead, And there are many paths to tread Through shadows to the edge ofContinue reading “A Toast to the Professor”